Aaron E. Chibli



Aaron E. Chibli is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Aaron worked at a firm as a commercial litigation associate where he obtained a unanimous defense verdict for an oil and gas company in a federal jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and a $8.9 million dollar contested summary judgment motion for a financial institution in a commercial lending dispute.

He was also a judicial extern for The Honorable John H. McBryde of the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas.


  • J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law (Cum Laude, 2015)
    • SMU Law Review Association, Articles Editor
    • Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition, Best Oral Advocate
    • Hispanic Law Students Association, President
    • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship
    • Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship
  • B.B.A, Southern Methodist University (2009)
    • Student-Athlete Commissioner Honor Roll

Community Engagement

  • AT&T/Norton Rose Fulbright Diversity & Inclusion program for UTEP pre-law students, Moderator
  • AT&T/Norton Rose Fulbright 1L “Practical Tips for Law School Success” event at AT&T headquarters, Panelist
  • SMU’s 2018 Professional Development Summit for 1L class, Panelist
  • Hispanic Law Students Association Career Panel, Moderator
  • The Developing Labor Law, Contributing Editor
  • Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation, Committee Member
  • Dallas Kids Project, Mentor for elementary students
  • Conversational Spanish (written & verbal); Soccer – Division I Collegiate Soccer; TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Rookie Team;
  • Trained with professional soccer club in Mexico City (2005); NSCAA All-American (2003)


  • Texas State Bar (2015)
  • U.S.D.C. Northern District of Texas (2015)
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Texas (2015)
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of Texas (2016)
  • U.S.D.C. Western District of Texas (2016)


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